The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 5 16 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Contract jobs citing Java 489 285 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.20% 7.55% 5.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.06% 24.91% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 181 95
Median daily rate £413 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Median hourly rate £22.25 £51.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.58% +310.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.38 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-11.46% +13.74%
Java
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1356 1144 912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.60% 30.29% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 903 730 526
Median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 24
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.13 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Java
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the North West region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the North West region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Java
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Java
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +13 226 £425 +1.79% 122
Cheshire +7 148 £413 -8.33% 33
Lancashire +9 77 £413 +0.60% 6
Merseyside +7 28 £385 -9.41% 21
Java
England

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Java.

1 543 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
2 341 (32.73%) JavaScript
3 284 (27.26%) Oracle
4 267 (25.62%) TDD
5 228 (21.88%) Linux
6 225 (21.59%) Web Services
7 218 (20.92%) XML
8 213 (20.44%) Spring
9 202 (19.39%) Finance
10 199 (19.10%) HTML
11 192 (18.43%) SQL
12 178 (17.08%) J2EE
13 171 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
14 169 (16.22%) CSS
15 158 (15.16%) Scrum
16 128 (12.28%) REST
17 120 (11.52%) Software Engineering
18 115 (11.04%) SOAP
19 114 (10.94%) Jenkins
20 111 (10.65%) JBoss
21 110 (10.56%) Banking
22 108 (10.36%) BDD
23 104 (9.98%) HTML5
23 104 (9.98%) Web Development
24 103 (9.88%) IBM
24 103 (9.88%) JSON
25 100 (9.60%) Git (software)
26 99 (9.50%) Hibernate
27 97 (9.31%) E-Commerce
28 96 (9.21%) Open Source

Java
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 111 (10.65%) JBoss
2 82 (7.87%) WebSphere
3 80 (7.68%) Tomcat
4 64 (6.14%) Apache
5 41 (3.93%) Tuxedo
6 37 (3.55%) WebLogic
7 34 (3.26%) WebSphere Application Server
8 16 (1.54%) Oracle Service Bus
8 16 (1.54%) SharePoint
9 14 (1.34%) Confluence
10 11 (1.06%) ATG Dynamo
10 11 (1.06%) CICS
10 11 (1.06%) GeoServer
11 10 (0.96%) IIS
12 9 (0.86%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 8 (0.77%) IBM HTTP Server
14 6 (0.58%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.58%) IBM Domino
14 6 (0.58%) IBM Notes
14 6 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 39 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.48%) MS Office
3 3 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.29%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.19%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (0.19%) Mingle
5 1 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.096%) MS Project
5 1 (0.096%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.67%) SAP MDM
3 5 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.29%) Magento
4 3 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
4 3 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.096%) BASE24
6 1 (0.096%) Infor LN
6 1 (0.096%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.096%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.096%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.096%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 57 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.11%) GitHub
3 20 (1.92%) IaaS
4 16 (1.54%) Amazon S3
5 14 (1.34%) Amazon Kinesis
6 11 (1.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 10 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.67%) Veeva
9 4 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.38%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (0.38%) Office 365
10 3 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.29%) AWS CloudTrail
10 3 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.29%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 77 (7.39%) HTTP
2 68 (6.53%) Network Security
3 42 (4.03%) Internet
4 11 (1.06%) DNS
5 9 (0.86%) LDAP
6 7 (0.67%) SSL
7 5 (0.48%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.48%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.29%) DHCP
8 3 (0.29%) Firewall
8 3 (0.29%) OpenVPN
8 3 (0.29%) PuTTY
8 3 (0.29%) WinSCP
9 2 (0.19%) FTP
9 2 (0.19%) IPsec
9 2 (0.19%) LAN
9 2 (0.19%) SMTP
9 2 (0.19%) SSH
9 2 (0.19%) WAN
10 1 (0.096%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (8.83%) Oracle Database
2 83 (7.97%) Relational Database
3 76 (7.29%) MySQL
4 67 (6.43%) SQL Server
5 53 (5.09%) PostgreSQL
6 46 (4.41%) MongoDB
7 39 (3.74%) NoSQL
7 39 (3.74%) RDBMS
8 29 (2.78%) Hadoop
9 28 (2.69%) Big Data
10 24 (2.30%) DB2
11 21 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
11 21 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 20 (1.92%) OLAP
12 20 (1.92%) OLAP Cube
13 15 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
14 13 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (1.15%) GIS
16 11 (1.06%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 114 (10.94%) Jenkins
2 100 (9.60%) Git (software)
3 87 (8.35%) JIRA
4 76 (7.29%) Selenium
5 75 (7.20%) JUnit
6 59 (5.66%) Maven
7 54 (5.18%) Subversion
8 38 (3.65%) Cucumber
9 34 (3.26%) Talend Open Studio
9 34 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 25 (2.40%) Gradle
11 23 (2.21%) WebDriver
12 20 (1.92%) Ant
12 20 (1.92%) Eclipse
13 19 (1.82%) Mercurial
14 18 (1.73%) Mockito
15 17 (1.63%) SpecFlow
16 16 (1.54%) TestComplete
17 13 (1.25%) SonarQube
18 11 (1.06%) ClearCase
General
1 202 (19.39%) Finance
2 110 (10.56%) Banking
3 37 (3.55%) Retail
4 16 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
5 12 (1.15%) Games
5 12 (1.15%) Retail Banking
6 9 (0.86%) Local Government
6 9 (0.86%) Marketing
7 7 (0.67%) Law
8 6 (0.58%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.58%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.48%) International Banking
10 4 (0.38%) Billing
10 4 (0.38%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.29%) Advertising
11 3 (0.29%) Electronics
12 2 (0.19%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.19%) Publishing
13 1 (0.096%) German Language
13 1 (0.096%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 632 (60.65%) Developer
2 394 (37.81%) Java Developer
3 109 (10.46%) Senior Developer
4 104 (9.98%) Architect
5 84 (8.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 63 (6.05%) Analyst
7 52 (4.99%) Agile Developer
8 49 (4.70%) Consultant
9 47 (4.51%) Technical Architect
10 45 (4.32%) Agile Java Developer
11 36 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
12 35 (3.36%) Java Architect
13 33 (3.17%) Oracle Developer
14 32 (3.07%) Java Engineer
15 29 (2.78%) HTML Developer
16 28 (2.69%) Technical Leader
17 27 (2.59%) Android Developer
17 27 (2.59%) Software Engineer
17 27 (2.59%) Test Analyst
18 26 (2.50%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (21.59%) Web Services
2 218 (20.92%) XML
3 213 (20.44%) Spring
4 199 (19.10%) HTML
5 178 (17.08%) J2EE
6 169 (16.22%) CSS
7 128 (12.28%) REST
8 115 (11.04%) SOAP
9 104 (9.98%) HTML5
10 103 (9.88%) JSON
11 99 (9.50%) Hibernate
12 92 (8.83%) .NET
12 92 (8.83%) JDBC
13 86 (8.25%) AngularJS
13 86 (8.25%) RESTful
14 77 (7.39%) Middleware
15 75 (7.20%) JSP
16 74 (7.10%) CSS3
17 60 (5.76%) Apache Camel
18 52 (4.99%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 68 (6.53%) Digital Media
2 46 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (3.84%) Clustering
4 39 (3.74%) User Experience
5 34 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (2.30%) Computer Science
6 24 (2.30%) Mobile App
7 16 (1.54%) Data Integration
7 16 (1.54%) Mainframe
7 16 (1.54%) Online Banking
8 14 (1.34%) Algorithms
8 14 (1.34%) IVR
8 14 (1.34%) PMI
9 11 (1.06%) IBM Mainframe
10 10 (0.96%) Management Information System
10 10 (0.96%) Virtual Team
11 9 (0.86%) iPad
11 9 (0.86%) Smart Meter
12 6 (0.58%) N-Tier
12 6 (0.58%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 228 (21.88%) Linux
2 71 (6.81%) Windows
3 60 (5.76%) Unix
4 42 (4.03%) Android
5 26 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (2.11%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.34%) Mac OS X
8 13 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.77%) Windows Server
10 7 (0.67%) AIX
11 6 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.48%) VME
13 3 (0.29%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.29%) zOS
14 2 (0.19%) CentOS
14 2 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.19%) Solaris
14 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.096%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 543 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (25.62%) TDD
3 171 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
4 158 (15.16%) Scrum
5 120 (11.52%) Software Engineering
6 108 (10.36%) BDD
7 104 (9.98%) Web Development
8 97 (9.31%) E-Commerce
9 96 (9.21%) Open Source
10 94 (9.02%) SOA
11 89 (8.54%) CRM
12 76 (7.29%) DevOps
12 76 (7.29%) OO
13 74 (7.10%) ERP
14 69 (6.62%) Waterfall
15 60 (5.76%) SDLC
16 59 (5.66%) Kanban
16 59 (5.66%) Pair Programming
17 55 (5.28%) Microservices
18 54 (5.18%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 341 (32.73%) JavaScript
2 192 (18.43%) SQL
3 91 (8.73%) PHP
4 80 (7.68%) PL/SQL
5 76 (7.29%) Python
6 75 (7.20%) Ruby
7 69 (6.62%) C
8 62 (5.95%) C#
9 58 (5.57%) Scala
10 56 (5.37%) Bash Shell
11 50 (4.80%) COBOL
12 39 (3.74%) C++
13 36 (3.45%) Shell Script
14 27 (2.59%) Groovy
15 19 (1.82%) PowerShell
16 16 (1.54%) Clojure
17 15 (1.44%) Objective-C
18 14 (1.34%) VB
19 8 (0.77%) Assembly Language
19 8 (0.77%) Go
Qualifications
1 80 (7.68%) Security Cleared
2 52 (4.99%) Degree
3 36 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 14 (1.34%) DV Cleared
5 14 (1.34%) PMI Certification
6 9 (0.86%) ISEB
6 9 (0.86%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.77%) Sun Certification
8 7 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.58%) MCITP
9 6 (0.58%) MCTS
9 6 (0.58%) RHCE
10 5 (0.48%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.19%) PhD
12 1 (0.096%) HND
12 1 (0.096%) MCP
12 1 (0.096%) OCP
12 1 (0.096%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.45%) QA
2 15 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.48%) SLA
4 3 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.19%) ISO27005
6 1 (0.096%) SDET
System Software
1 21 (2.02%) Docker
2 16 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
3 14 (1.34%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (0.58%) UAG
7 4 (0.38%) vSphere
8 3 (0.29%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.19%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.19%) HDFS
9 2 (0.19%) Squid
9 2 (0.19%) vCloud
10 1 (0.096%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.096%) RACF
10 1 (0.096%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.096%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 51 (4.89%) Puppet
2 43 (4.13%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.77%) Ansible
4 7 (0.67%) StatsD
5 6 (0.58%) Data Guard
5 6 (0.58%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.58%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.38%) HP SiteScope
6 4 (0.38%) Mesos
6 4 (0.38%) Rundeck
6 4 (0.38%) SCCM
7 3 (0.29%) CA Wily
7 3 (0.29%) Nagios
7 3 (0.29%) Nessus
7 3 (0.29%) Oozie
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.19%) OMEGAMON
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.19%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 284 (27.26%) Oracle
2 103 (9.88%) IBM
3 58 (5.57%) Microsoft
4 35 (3.36%) Micro Focus
5 34 (3.26%) Talend
6 23 (2.21%) Red Hat
6 23 (2.21%) Vertica
7 21 (2.02%) HP
8 20 (1.92%) Google
9 17 (1.63%) SAP
10 16 (1.54%) SaltStack
11 15 (1.44%) VMware
12 13 (1.25%) ATG
12 13 (1.25%) hybris
13 12 (1.15%) Citrix
13 12 (1.15%) Endeca
13 12 (1.15%) IFS
14 11 (1.06%) Adobe
14 11 (1.06%) ESRI
14 11 (1.06%) Perforce
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